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Willersley Court, Eardisley

Description: Willersley Court

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 19 August 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 150673

OS Grid Reference: SO3117847429
OS Grid Coordinates: 331178, 247429
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1209, -3.0066

Location: A438, Winforton, County of Herefordshire HR3 6EE

Locality: Eardisley
County: Herefordshire
Country: England
Postcode: HR3 6EE

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Listing Text

so 34 NW
6/118 Willersley Court
- II*
Farmhouse. Early C16, altered and refaced early to mid-C18 with further
mid-C19 alterations. Timber-framed with painted brick and rendered infill
on rubble base, partly faced with C18 brickwork. Slate roofs with tall
brick stack at west end of main ridge. H-plan comprised of three-bay hall
range aligned east/west with cross-wings at both ends and probably both of
two bays. The east crows-wing has an external rubble chimney with a brick
stack at its east side. Two storeys with cellars. Framing: visible at
rear. Four rows of panels from sill to wall-plate and collar and tie-beam
trusses with struts. South front elevation: 2:3:2 bays. Windows are all
12-pane sashes with cambered heads. The central first floor window of the
main range is blind. The central entrance has a gabled timber porch and a
C20 door. There is a lean-to outshut at the west side with a C20 door and
square left side light in its south elevation. Interior: has moulded ceiling
beams and joists; a room in the west wing has exposed joists laid flat. Also
in the west wing there are two rooms lined with early C17 panelling which has
a frieze and cornice. In one of these rooms there is a fireplace flanked by
fluted pilasters and with an overmantel of five arcaded panels; the east and
west walls have moulded wall-posts with linenfold panels on the face, cut out
of the solid. There are also recorded to be two early C18 fireplaces else-
where with moulded surrounds. (RCHM, III, p 211, item 2; BoE, p 320).

Listing NGR: SO3117847429

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Source: English Heritage

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